NextEra Energy, Inc. (NEE) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for May 29, 2014


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NextEra Energy, Inc. ( NEE ) will begin trading ex-dividend on May 29, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $0.725 per share is scheduled to be paid on June 16, 2014. Shareholders who purchased NEE stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 9.85% increase over the same period a year ago. At the current stock price of $96.53, the dividend yield is 3%.

The previous trading day's last sale of NEE was $96.53, representing a -4.9% decrease from the 52 week high of $101.50 and a 29.09% increase over the 52 week low of $74.78.

NEE is a part of the Public Utilities sector, which includes companies such as Dominion Resources, Inc. ( D ) and Southern Company ( SO ). NEE's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $4.81. Zacks Investment Research reports NEE's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 7.2%, compared to an industry average of .9%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the NEE Dividend History page. Our Dividend Calendar has the full list of stocks that have an ex-dividend today.

Interested in gaining exposure to NEE through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have NEE as a top-10 holding:

  • iShares S&P Global Nuclear Index Fund ( NUCL )
  • Select Sector SPDR Fund - Utilities ( XLU )
  • Market Vectors Uranium & Nuclear Energy ETF ( NLR )
  • iShares Dow Jones U.S. Utilities Index Fund ( IDU )
  • Vanguard Utilities ETF ( VPU ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is XLU with an increase of 10.85% over the last 100 days. NUCL has the highest percent weighting of NEE at 8.62%.

The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of Nasdaq, Inc.

This article appears in: News Headlines Stocks
Referenced Stocks: NEE , D , SO , NUCL , XLU , NLR , IDU , VPU

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